Enter the tropical wonderland of Bali, long a beacon to travellers in search of uncovering their spiritual side. Start your journey inward with Canang in Ubud, a traditional offering given at Hindu temples, before immersing yourself in nine days of rejuvenating activities, healthy food, and captivating sights. From daily yoga practices to traditional Balinese healing ceremonies to stops at serene beaches (Pemuteran, Sanur), you will be entranced by Bali’s natural calming spirit that continues to lure people from all over the world seeking a deeper connection.
Travel Best Bets Package Includes:
- Round trip airfare to Denpasar, Bali
- 8 night guided adventure
- 8 nights upgraded accommodation
- 12 meals: 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches
- Transfer by Private van with wifi access onboard
- Guided by Local English speaking guided
- Airport arrival transfer
- Small group experience; Max 15 , avg 12
- Wellness Activities:
- G Adventures for Good: Bali Community Training Lunch Program, Ubud
- Recharge: Morning Yoga, Ubud
- Hands-on: Organic Cooking Class, Ubud
- Recharge: Healing Ceremony, Tabanan
- Recharge: Balinese Healing Yoga Session, Pemuteran
- Recharge: Morning Yoga, Sanur
- Recharge: Anti-Gravity Yoga, Sanur
|June 8, 2019|
|Vancouver||$2949 + $222 tax|
|Victoria, Kelowna||add $300|
|Calgary, Edmonton||add $300|
Per person based on shared accommodation. Some flight schedules require 1 night pre-tour in San Jose.
My own room add $959
Day 1 Denpasar – Ubud
Arrive in Bali and take a private transfer from Denpasar airport to Ubud (approx 2 hrs). Normal hotel check-in times apply at our start hotel, but you can usually store your luggage for the day if you arrive early. As the day is free for you to explore before your welcome meeting at 6pm.
Day 2 Ubud (B/L)
Enjoy an early morning yoga class before a healthy breakfast. Participate in a day exploring the spiritual side of Bali in depth, including visits to Hindu temples Tirta Empul where you will take a holy bath to purify yourself, and Gunung Kawi where you will be guided around small rice field paths surrounding the complex. Stop for lunch at the G Adventures supported-Bali Community Training Lunch Program. Opt to wind down with a yoga and meditation session. Before departing, create an offering called Canang in Balinese. This offering will be brought with you to the temples to ask for permission from the gods to enter.
Day 3 Ubud (B/L)
Enjoy an early morning yoga class before a healthy breakfast. Visit an organic farm accompanied by a chef who will explain the ingredients used in Balinese cuisine, then get your hands dirty and enjoy the ritual of preparing a typical Balinese meal in a traditional Balinese kitchen. Learn various techniques and get to know the equipment. Afternoon at leisure with the option for a yoga and meditation session.
Day 4 Ubud – Tabanan – Pemuteran (B/L)
Depart for Pemuteran via Tabana, where you will stop at a traditional Balinese house compound and experience their healing ceremony. Learn about typical Balinese life including how to write in the Balinese alphabet, then enjoy a family-style regional lunch. Continue to Pemuteran and enjoy a free afternoon.
Day 5 Pemuteran (B/L)
After a healthy breakfast drive to the pier then take a short 30 minute boat ride to Menjangan Island for a day of snorkeling over magnificent underwater vistas. Return and take a rest before enjoying a special Balinese Healing Yoga Session.
Day 6: Pemuteran – Sanur (B)
Depart for Sanur. Enroute your first stop will be Munduk, perhaps Bali’s most beautiful waterfall. Next visit Ulundanu Temple, a Balinese Hindu Temple located in the Candi Kuning highland countryside. Continue to Jatiluwih to begin a cycling trip (on an electric bike) through rice fields. On arrival in Sanur relax with a cold drink by the ocean.
Day 7: Sanur (B)
Start the day with a morning yoga session in view of the ocean waves. This afternoon opt for an in-depth Balinese dance class or try your hand at massage by taking an informative course.
Day 8: Sanur (B)
After breakfast enjoy the unique experience of doing anti-gravity yoga in a local families backyard. The rest of your day is free to explore this beach town. Relax on the beach, or choose from the endless ways to stay active including stand-up paddleboarding, running, surfing, cycling or snorkelling.
Day 9: Sanur (B)
Depart at any time.